District Points of Pride

2019
GES awarded Michigan Health Endowment grant

Michigan Health Department #10 awarded Grayling Elementary School an MI Health Endowment Grant. The department is working with Grayling Elementary School and two Big Rapids elementary schools to implement Coordinated Approach to Children's Health (CATCH) programming. The grant also brought in additional funding for school improvement projects.  

2019
GES receives FUP60 grant

Grayling Elementary School received a grant from Fuel Up to Play 60. Funds from the grant provide for local artist Terry Dickinson to paint a mural on both sides of the cafeteria to provide a welcoming, bright and healthy environment that encourages students to make healthier food choices and to purchase equipment for a fitness trail to be located throughout the GES recess area and next to the walking path. 

2019
GHS ranked 11th for 'District-Run High Schools'

The Mackinac Center for Public Policy ranked Grayling High School 11th for District-Run High Schools and 28th overall in its 2018 report. GHS has been identified as one of the top performing public schools in the state since the start of the publication -- in 2012, 2014 and 2016. See the Performance Report Card.

2018
GHS named to "Best High Schools" list for 8th time

For the 8th time, Grayling High School was recognized by U.S. News & World Report as a "Best High School." GHS earned silver status for the 7th year in a row.

2017
GHS among 'Best High Schools' a 7th time

Grayling High School again earned honors from U.S. News & World Report, being named to the magazine's "America's Best High Schools" list for the 7th time. The high school earned silver status for the 6th year in a row.

2017
CASD highlighted on MICoOp website

The CASD was highlighted on the Michigan CoOp website. Read the entire article.

2017
CASD named to 7th annual AP® District Honor Roll

The CASD was named to the College Board's 7th Annual AP® District Honor Roll, one of 433 school districts in the U.S. and Canada that increased access to AP® courses for a broader number of students and also maintained or improved the rate at which their AP® students earned scores of 3 or higher on an AP Exam.
Read the MDE article.

2016
GHS named 3rd best traditional HS in Michigan by the Mackinac Center

Grayling High School earned an "A" grade and was rated the 3rd best traditional high school in Michigan in 2016 -- behind Okemos (10th) and Bloomingdale (11th) -- and placing it in the 98th percentile among state schools. Overall, GHS was named the 14th best high school out of 639 high schools ranked. See the Performance Report.

2016
GHS named to 'America's Best High Schools' list for 6th time

Grayling High School was named to U.S. News & World Report's "Best High Schools" list again this year -- and earned silver status for the 5th straight year.

 

2016
GHS named Academic State Champ – again!

Bridge Magazine LogoGHS is among 44 high schools statewide named 2015 Academic State Champs – chosen from among nearly 770 high schools across Michigan – in Bridge magazine’s fifth annual list. Rankings were based on the percent of students at each school deemed career or college ready when adjusted for student poverty levels.